2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • Augusta Dominates Paine, 85-56, In Christenberry Fieldhouse
    December 09, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team met Paine College in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday night for the annual crosstown non-conference matchup. The Jaguars led by as much as 29 and won 85-56 down the stretch.
  • Augusta Basketball Hosts First Doubleheader Dec. 9 With Paine College
    December 06, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host crosstown rival, Paine College, for the first doubleheader of the 2017-18 season on Saturday, Dec. 9 in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women’s game tips off at 5:30 p.m. and the men follow at 7:30 p.m.
  • Final-Second Layup Wills Jags Past Georgia College, 52-51
    December 02, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Peach Belt Conference play began for the Augusta University men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon at Georgia College and the Jaguars won 52-51 on a last-second layup from junior Aaron Byrd.
  • Augusta Basketball Announces Jag Club Café Dates & Promotional Nights
    November 29, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics announced the promotional nights for home Jaguar basketball games and released the dates for the Jaguar Club Café – a light snack and hospitality area for Jaguar Club members during select home basketball doubleheaders.
  • Bowie State Knocks Off Augusta, 91-80
    November 25, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played the Bowie State Bulldogs in a non-conference game for the sixth season in a row and dropped a 91-80 contest in their first official home game of the 2017-18 season.
  • Jack Johnson Joins Jags In Early Signing Period
    November 22, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress signed Jack Johnson (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period to compete with the Jaguars in 2018-19.
  • Augusta Drops 83-79 Game At Undefeated Benedict
    November 21, 2017
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team fell 83-79 at Benedict College on Tuesday night in a non-conference game. Augusta is now 2-2 on the young season, while Benedict, who entered the game unscathed, moved to 6-0.
  • Three Jags Break 20-Point Mark In 92-89 Loss At West Georgia
    November 18, 2017
    CARROLLTON, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played its third road game to open the 2017-18 season on Saturday afternoon and dropped a tight contest 92-89 in the closing seconds at West Georgia. Juniors Deane Williams, Tyvez Monroe and freshman Mikkel Kolstad all scored over 20 points for the Jaguars.
  • Augusta Takes Down Barton 80-72 To Finish 45 Second Classic
    November 11, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played host Barton College in day two of the 45 Second Classic on Saturday afternoon and won 80-72 to complete the weekend sweep for the start of the season.
  • Jags Tip Season With 76-75 Win Over Mount Olive In 45 Second Classic
    November 10, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team officially tipped off the 2017-18 season on Friday night in a neutral-site contest against Mount Olive and won 76-75. Augusta is competing at the 45-Second Classic, hosted by Barton College, in Wilson Gymnasium to start the season.
  • Fields Scores Career High In 88-67 Loss To Georgia Southern
    November 03, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played its second Division-I opponent in two days on Friday when the Georgia Southern Eagles visited Christenberry Fieldhouse for an exhibition game. With a packed house in attendance, Augusta senior Tamyrik “TC” Fields scored a career-best 24 points, but the Jags fell 88-67 despite leading early.
  • Augusta Opens Season With 80-56 Exhibition Loss At Clemson  
    November 02, 2017
    CLEMSON, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team got its first taste of on-court action on Thursday night in an exhibition game against the Clemson Tigers at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Augusta Jaguars led by 11 in the first half and were up at halftime, but the Tigers took over to win 80-56.
  • Augusta Plays Exhibition At Clemson Nov. 2, Fan Bus Set For Students
    October 31, 2017
    CLEMSON, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team will travel to Clemson University on Thursday, Nov. 2 to take on the Tigers in the Littlejohn Coliseum for a 7:00 p.m. exhibition game. The game is free to all.
  • Augusta Basketball To Host Georgia Southern Nov. 3 To Support Hurricane Relief
    October 31, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team will host the ‘Storm the ‘Berry’ exhibition game against Georgia Southern on Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse to raise money and support for hurricane relief.
  • Jaguars Picked Second In PBC Preseason Poll
    October 27, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team was picked to finish runner-up in the Peach Belt Conference Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league's head coaches and released by the league office Friday afternoon.
  • Season Ticket Passes & Reserved Seats On Sale For 2017-18 Augusta Basketball
    October 23, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University athletics department announced that season ticket passes and reserved seats are now on sell for the 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball season. Fans can buy season ticket passes and seats by contacting the main athletics office in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wrightsboro Rd., or by purchasing them online.  
  • Augusta Men’s Basketball Announces 2017-18 Schedule
    October 11, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team and 14-year head coach Dip Metress released their schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Coming off a 24-8 season that saw them reach the NCAA Tournament, the Jaguars host 13 home games and play 29 total contests.
  • Jaguar Basketball Sets Second Annual ‘Mall Ball’ Date For Oct. 7
    October 02, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team will host the second annual 'Mall Ball' event on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Augusta Mall off of Wrightsboro Road.
  • Mikkel Kolstad Represents Norway At Summer World University Games
    August 31, 2017
    TAIPEI, TAIWAN. – Augusta University men’s basketball freshman forward Mikkel Kolstad represented his home nation of Norway in the 29th Summer World University Games from Augusta 19-30 in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Sherrill To Begin Pro Career In Netherlands With New Heroes Basketball
    July 18, 2017
    DEN BOSCH, Netherlands – Augusta University men’s basketball alum Keshun Sherrill signed a professional basketball contract with New Heroes Basketball out of Den Bosch, Netherlands.
  • Augusta Men’s Basketball Names Drew Gibson New Assistant Coach
    July 14, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball program has added Drew Gibson to the staff, as announced by head coach Dip Metress. Gibson, who was a former player and the Director of Basketball Operations at Wofford College, will serve as the top assistant coach for the Jaguars.